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Green hydrogen is being touted as a solution to help decarbonize industries and support countries as they become energy independent. But high production costs and limited infrastructure have been hampering this. What supportive policy frameworks and financial innovations are available to help deploy the technology more broadly?
IFC's recent report, Building Green: Sustainable Construction in Emerging Markets, analyzes the investments, financing solutions, technologies, policies – and the economic trade-offs they imply– that can help reduce carbon emissions in construction value chains in emerging markets over the next decade (by 2035).
The hard-to-abate sectors, such as cement, steel, glass & chemicals sectors, and the heavy-duty transport sector, have a vital role to play in meeting the Paris Agreement targets. During this event, CEOs will convene to unpack challenges and opportunities involved in decarbonizing these sectors of the economy.
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